Suzuki String Collaborative Pianist, CCM Prep

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Job Overview

The Preparatory and Community Engagement Department of the University of Cincinnati College-‐Conservatory of Music seeks a Suzuki String Collaborative Pianist. CCM Prep is an accredited school that offers classes, lessons and performing opportunities for students of all ages and abilities in music, theater and dance. Over 1,000 students participate in programs, classes and summer arts camps. 

Essential Functions

  • Accompany solo and group Suzuki Strings Students for classes, recitals, and community performances. 
  • Communicate with Suzuki team and CCM Prep staff regularly.
  • Annual meeting with CCM Prep faculty. 
  • (Potentially) teach private piano lessons.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven experience in piano performance and accompanying. 
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work with general public and staff.
  • Travel to offsite location (primarily Hyde Park School). 
  • Availability Wednesdays 5:15-6:45pm during the academic year. 
  • Familiarity with the Suzuki method and repertoire.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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REQ: 93119 


Suzuki String Collaborative Pianist, CCM Prep

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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